mescal mescal

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons
  2. (n) a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)

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Usage(s):

  1. Financed mostly by Tokyo's Toyoda Mills, it is run by Japanese engineers, employs 800 Mexicans whose highest skill until lately was making mescal.
  2. By distilling fermented pulque they make mescal, a potent liquor.
  3. But his burly rugger player's build survived both external abuse and the internal erosion of mescal; booze left unbleared a blazing eye.

News

  1. Coming of age in Mescalero

    Visitors, family and friends will be offered a special opportunity to witness the coming-of-age ceremony of five Mescalero Apache maidens over the July Fourth holiday on the 469,741-acre reservation that abuts Ruidoso.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Ruidoso News

  2. On The Record: Sheriff's arrest report, June 14-June 20

    June 14 10:45 a.m. A Mescal man, 27, was charged with failure to appear second degree, transportation of marijuana for sale, transport/sell dangerous drug, possession of dangerous drug for sale, possession of marijuana for sale and two counts of wire communication for drug transaction. 11:15 a.m. A Sierra Vista woman, 25, was charged with criminal damage. 1:00 p.m. A Douglas man, 38, was charged ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

Quotes

  • "Years go by, you're fine," Gibson said. "And then all of a sudden, in a heartbeat, in an instant, on an impulse, somebody shoves a glass of Mescal in front of your nose, and says, 'It's from Oaxaca'. And it's burning its way through your...
    on Oct 11, 2006 By: Mel Gibson Source: NEWS.com.au

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